Today's News

  • Fillies roll in second half, beat Augusta for third straight win

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Fillies got some big help off the bench in the second quarter and second half to blow by the Lady Panthers of Augusta, 63-37, Thursday in Augusta.  The Fillies led at the end of each period and never trailed after the first basket of the game.
    Augusta senior guard, Samantha Kennard, made a jump shot to open the scoring but Harrison County scored the next 10 points to take a commanding lead.  

  • Elementary archers win in Lexington, middle school 3rd

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Archery team traveled to Edith B. Hayes Middle School in Lexington Saturday afternoon for the second annual tournament held at the school.  
    The Westside and Southside Elementary Schools combined for a team and one archer shot for Northside.  
    The Southside team won the competition over three other schools shooting a combined score of 2,731.  

  • Bengals need to move some people out

    Saturday night’s dismal performance for the Bengals should make one thing perfectly clear for the Bengals’ hierarchy. There has to be some changes.  
    I have read several Bengal fans’ take on the penalties on the Bengals and the lack of “equal justice” levied against the Steelers for some similar actions as the fans see it.  
    As a former official, let me assure you that what one sees on television and even on replay does not compare to actually being on the field and seeing and hearing what is going on.  

  • Sports beat

    Wrestlers are undermanned at Fairfield; Coy finishes third
    Coach Luke Tucker expected some tough competition when the Thorobreds traveled to Fairfield, Ohio, for the Fairfield Duals.  
    He didn’t know just how tough it was going to be though since on Saturday only eight wrestlers were able to compete. Sickness struck down two of the top performers in Nathan Lopez and Michael Mattox and various other reasons kept most of the team from competing.

  • HCMS Basketball
  • Property Transfers

    David Asbury to David Asbury, consolidation of two parcels on property located in Harrison County.
    U.S. Bank Trust, N.A. as Trustee for LSF9 Master Participation Trust, Margie Brock and unknown spouse to U.S. Bank Trust, N.A. as Trustee for LSF9 Master Participation Trust, property at 136 Highland Avenue (Lot 26 in Block D of Highland Addition), $75,371.95.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Jan. 4, 2016
    Estate of Alberta Franklin, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Carol S. Smiley, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered.
    Adam Northcutt, 1968, preliminary hearing; flagrant non-support; probable cause found, bound over to grand jury.
    Danielle R. Harney, other hearing; admits violation, 30 days in jail.
    Trevor Brown, 1991, sentencing; 20 days probated.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Dec. 26 -- Dep. Joe Daniel responded to a single-vehicle accident on KY36, three miles west of Cynthiana. A car driven by Arley Avery slid off the road and overturned.
    Dec. 30 -- Dep. Tuan Kreer responded to a single-vehicle accident on KY982, three miles west of Cynthiana. Rowena Richardson, Lexington, ran off the road and struck a road sign.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Dec. 15 -- At 6:05 p.m., police were advised of a 34-year-old man having sex with a 14-year-old girl. The case remains under investigation.
    Dec. 18 -- At 7:29 a.m., Russell and Serena Snowden, 303 W. Pearl St., reported that someone had taken jewelry from her jewelry box. The estimated value of the missing jewelry was $1,751. Three of the rings were located at Ewalt’s Jewelry. Steve Ewalt told police that he and the clerk who handled the transaction would provide written statements.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison Co. holds January luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Jan. 8 for their monthly luncheon. President Cheryl Case welcomed members and guests then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    The meal was catered by Layne Tussey who prepared a meal of soup, salad, assorted sandwiches and dessert.  Peggy Whitson offered the blessing of the meal.
    Whitson also shared spiritual values. She read a poem by M. S. Lowndes titled A New Year With the Lord.